Monday – Gospels
“But Jesus replied, “Stop complaining about what I said.”
John 6:43 NLT
Was Jesus getting frustrated?
Yes, I think He was.
So many people have the idea that God is a force. They try to tap into that force’s power or at least try to get into the flow of that power.
Even in this situation, people were trying to manipulate Jesus to show His power in the form of a miracle.
God is not a force to be manipulated.
God is a person.
Three person’s in one to be exact – Jesus, the Father, and the Holy Spirit.
That mean’s He has a personality. He has emotions. He is real!
And here these people are talking to Jesus, God the Son and trying to coax a miracle out of Him.
How often do we do that?
We may say something like, “God, if you’re real, do this,” when He taught us to pray “Your will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.”
I’m not saying we shouldn’t bring our requests to God. I am saying that we should bring them to God and trust that He will do the right thing.
God wants the best for us.
We need to trust in that.
Do you have a hard time believing that God really wants the best for you?
What might change if you approached Him with complete trust?